Carers' Resource is the local, specialist carers' centre for the Bradford and Airedale, Harrogate and Ripon, and Craven districts of Yorkshire.

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Last changed: Monday 26 July, 2021

Anne Smyth OBE

Last changed: Friday 2 September, 2016
Anne Smyth OBE

Anne Smyth, founder and Director of the Carers’ Resource, has been awarded the OBE “for services to carers”. A leading national expert on care, she is also the Deputy Chair of the Standing Commission on Carers**. She has dedicated the honour to Yorkshire’s growing number of carers and to the…
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Knaresborough Bed Race

Last changed: Wednesday 10 August, 2016

We would like to say a big thank you and well done to Darren Warner, Paul Garden, Robert Smith, Jonathan White, Mark Baranovsky, Russ Thornton and Brave Naomi Grey of the Harrogate Racers for running the Knaresborough Bed Race for our Young Carers (not least over taking 11 beds to…
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Carers’ Week

Last changed: Wednesday 10 August, 2016

  Carers’ Week has launched. Please visit our Carers’ Week web page to see the Carers’ Week themed events and activities .
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Fair Access to Care Services consultation event

Last changed: Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Are you a Carer? Come and have your say about a council proposal to change the level at which people get funding from adult social care. If you are looking after a family member you might be interested in finding out more about the Fair Access to Care Services (FACS)…
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Thanks to the New Mayor of Knaresborough

Last changed: Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Thanks to the new Mayor of Knaresborough, Councillor Carole Reid, who has chosen the Knaresborough Young Carers along with the Frazer Theatre as her charities of the year.   Helen Prince of the Carers’ Resource Young Carers Team with Mayor Carole Reed…
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Cowling’s New2U recycling project to help Carers’ Resource

Last changed: Monday 13 May, 2013

Cowling’s New2U recycling project to help Carers’ Resource A charity project launched to recycle unwanted goods into community cash has made its first donations to good causes. New2U, based at St Andrew’s Methodist Church in Cowling, has generated £600 in just two months of trading. It has now made initial…
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Queens Speech: New Rights for Carers

Last changed: Wednesday 10 August, 2016

The Queen’s Speech recognises the role of Carers with the promise of new rights and government support through a new system of social care funding. Please follow this link to an article from the Independent for further information.
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Clinical Reference Groups: Patient and Carer Member Recruitment Launched

Last changed: Wednesday 10 August, 2016

The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) has opened the application process for patient and carer members of its 74 Clinical Reference Groups (CRGs) for 2013/14. NHS Commissioning Board Clinical Referenced Groups provide the Commissioning Board with specialist advice on a number of conditions, to encourage innovation and improve experience. Clinical…
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New Structures in Health and Care

Last changed: Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Policy briefing for the voluntary sector The briefing document available through the link below provides an overview of the main changes to health and care structures. These changes impact on the voluntary sector and the people it supports. The briefing is in line with Regional Voices’ aims as a strategic partner to the…
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